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  • Fed rate hike: long-term view advised by analysts

    December 16 2016 by Roy Hayhurst, Guidestone | with 0 comments
    Fed rate hike: long-term view advised by analysts

    The Federal Open Market Committee's decision on Dec. 14 to raise the target the Federal Reserve's Fed Funds rate will mean little for long-term investors, according to analysts for GuideStone Financial Resources, the financial services arm of the Southern Baptist Convention. Federal Reserve governors were unanimous in this decision to increase the Fed Funds rate.

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  • West Virginia flooding prompts Southern Baptist response

    June 28 2016 by Mike Ebert and Joe Conway, NAMB | with 0 comments
    West Virginia flooding prompts Southern Baptist response

    Heavy rains brought historic flooding to West Va., claiming at least 24 lives and 100 homes. Search and rescue continued where state and federal officials declared disaster areas. Southern Baptist Disaster Relief leaders and volunteers have been working in the wake of the storm to aid survivors and comfort those facing the loss of loved ones.

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  • A first: Appeals court strikes down Defense of Marriage Act

    June 1 2012 by Erin Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    A first: Appeals court strikes down Defense of Marriage Act

    A federal appeals court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act in a unanimous ruling Thursday (May 31), becoming the first appeals court ever to rule against the federal law defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman.

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  • Supreme Court case: more TV nudity, profanity?

    January 11 2012 by Michael Foust, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Supreme Court case: more TV nudity, profanity?

    The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Jan. 10 in its most significant broadcast indecency case since 1978, and conservative groups are warning the justices that if the television networks win, profanity and nudity will flood TV broadcasts.

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